Poultry Industry News: Plant-Based Eating to Increase in 2018

Meat is so last year! In fact, as consumers grow increasingly concerned about animal welfare, more and more are choosing kinder, healthier, and more sustainable plant-based foods. Even meat industry news seems to be taking notice. Poultry industry site, WATTAgNet, has just published thoughts on “why plant-based eating will increase in 2018.” “Last year, plant-based proteins became more mainstream, thanks …

Tyson CEO on Vegan Protein: “If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them”

Just a day after Compassion Over Killing released a gut-wrenching new investigation of Tyson Foods and a petition asking Tyson, among other requests, to shift toward vegan proteins, the nation’s largest chicken producer did just that: increasing its investment in plant-based company, Beyond Meat. Even Tyson’s CEO, Tom Hayes, seems to know protein is moving toward a vegan future. When asked …

Six Vegan Instagram Accounts That’ll Have You Eating Plant-Based for Life

Searching for a new source of inspiration for your plant-based kitchen? Look no further! These vegan gurus are actively contributing to the vegan community via instagram, and their recipes are just as delicious as they are colorful.   Nina Gabriela (@naturally_nina_) is most popular for her “nourish bowls” which usually contain beans, grains, nuts and veggies to satisfy every plant-based …

Vegan-Strong Athlete: Rich Roll

Get Ready. Set. Go: Compassion Over Killing is excited to launch our new video series, Vegan-Strong Athletes! We’ll be featuring numerous sports and fitness stars who are healthy, strong, and powered by plants. In our first video, we talk with ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll, who shares the inspiring story of how a whole-foods, plant-based diet completely transformed his life. He’s …

It’s Earth Week! Take a Bite Out of Climate Change

It’s Earth Week – and almost Earth Day (April 22)! Study after study confirms that animal agriculture is a leading cause of environmental degradation. Nine billion farmed animals are killed for us to eat each year — in the US alone, most suffering in confinement and filthy conditions on factory farms. This mass-scale animal farming is not only devastating to the …

New Tyson CEO: Plant-Based Demand Outpacing Meat

“Plant-based protein is growing almost, at this point, a little faster than animal-based, so I think the migration may continue in that direction.” These words didn’t come from the head of a vegan company, but from the new CEO of Tyson Foods, one of the largest meat producers in the world! In a Fox Business article with the headline “Tyson Foods CEO: The …

Plant-Based: A 2017 Top Global Food Trend!

Vegan eating has been soaking up the spotlight, from being named the hottest trend in fast-casual food, to making the menu at this year’s World Health Summit. Plants are no longer a side dish — they’re the star of the plate! And Mintel is taking note. The market research firm has released its Global Food and Drink Trends of 2017 and sprouting up on the …

Eight Easy Ways to Celebrate World Vegan Day

There are so many reasons to choose vegan foods—billions, in fact. Sadly, more than nine billion birds, pigs, and cows are killed each year for food in the U.S. (and that staggering number doesn’t include the billions more aquatic animals who suffer the same fate annually). Thankfully, with more and more vegan options sprouting up, it’s easier than ever before to …